Many industries use components in their processes that can release volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs are numerous, varied, and ubiquitous, including both human-made and naturally occurring chemical compounds. Sources of VOCs include paints, cleaning products, solvents, refrigerants, gas and fuel, and so forth. Some VOCs are dangerous to human health and harmful to the environment, and some are regulated by law.
Monitoring the air on-site with immediate results makes it possible to detect the presence of small concentrations of VOCs before they become a larger problem. Fenceline monitoring can ensure compliance with emissions regulations, helping to protect surrounding communities.
The NovaTest A1000 provides continuous online monitoring solutions, making it a useful device for fenceline monitoring. The A1000 can run sample and analyze ambient air autonomously and alert users when target compounds exceed a certain threshold. Continuous, real-time analysis provides immediate feedback, making it possible to execute timely and effective incident responses.